Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez: Fight preview, Live stream, Date, Time and more

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On this Friday, Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez will face each other. When he faces fellow journeyman Jesus Martinez, Guillermo Rigondeaux hopes to get back on track and start winning again.

The Cuban fighter has been knocked out in each of his most recent bouts, with the most recent loss coming against Vincent Astrolabio in Dubai. This may be an indication that the veteran is beginning to feel the effects of ageing.

Both fighters are 42 years old and offer a wealth of experience to the state of Florida. Martinez has had a less-than-successful career, having lost almost half of his bouts.

Everything you need to know about the Rigondeaux vs. Martinez fight can be found here.

Date and Time of Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez Fight

  • Date: 24 February, Friday.
  • Main card: 6 p.m. (ET) / 11 p.m. (GMT).
  • Main Event: 3 a.m. (ET) / 10 p.m. (GMT).

The main event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, which corresponds to 11 p.m. GMT; the ring walks for Rigondeaux vs. Martinez are scheduled for 10 p.m. GMT, which corresponds to 3 a.m. ET. These times are subject to change depending on how long the battles on the undercard take.

How to watch Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez Live

Where is the Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez take place?

The combat will go down in Florida, specifically at the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino.

Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez Full fight Preview

In the main event of the 10-round bantamweight bout that will take place at Hialeah Park on Friday, February 24, former three-time world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, who has a professional record of 20-3-1 (13 knockouts), will return to the cage for the first time in almost a year to face off against veteran Jesus Martinez. The bout will take place in the bantamweight division.

Rigondeaux, whose most recent fight was a unanimous decision loss to Vincent Astrolabio on February 26, 2022, in Dubai, has been out of action ever since he suffered serious facial burns and eye injuries in a freak kitchen accident at his Miami home nine months ago. Rigondeaux’s most recent fight was a unanimous decision loss to Vincent Astrolabio.

He is now 42 years old, but the former WBO/WBA super bantamweight and WBA bantamweight world champion will try to find the fountain of youth in his 25th professional fight. He is looking to win for the first time since he defeated Liborio Solis in February 2020. This fight will be his first since trying to find the fountain of youth.

Martinez, who was born in Colombia but now lives in Miami, has a record of 33-17-1 and has knocked out 16 opponents. Martinez is undefeated after victories over Miguel Martinez (20-2), Angel Berrio (9-2-1), and Jonathan Burgos (9-2-1). (14-2). In addition, Martinez has boxed alongside previous world champions Luis Nery and TJ Doheny, as well as rising stars Gary Antonio Russell, Dominique Crowder, and Antonio Vargas. Martinez has also been a world champion himself. Martinez is currently undefeated after two victories.

In Bouts of Eight Rounds:

Ariel Perez De La Torre, of Mexico, has a record of 9-1 and has knocked out seven opponents. Yonfrez Parejo, of Cuba, has a record of 24-5-1 and has 12 knockouts.

Hugo Noriega of Cuba, who has a perfect record of 5-0 with three knockouts, will face Carlos Mohammed Rodriguez of Mexico, who has a record of 15-10-1 with six knockouts.

Luis Eduardo Florez of Colombia, who has a record of 26-25 with 21 knockouts, goes up against Yoaki Urrutia of Cuba, who has a perfect record of 9-0 with six knockouts.

Six-round bouts

In a welterweight fight, Cuba’s Damian Lescaille takes on Texas’s Lucas McDonald, who competes out of Belville and has a record of 1-10-1 with 1 knockout.

In a battle at cruiserweight, Cuba’s Carlos Fromenta (9-1, 5 KOs) will face off against Missouri’s Armando Reeves (3-10-2), who hails from Jefferson City.

Bouts consist of four rounds:

In a bout involving super lightweights, Jose Brayan Fonteba, of Hialeah, Florida, will make his professional debut against Ashton Royal, of Texas. Royal has a record of 1-4-1 with one knockout.

In a battle between super lightweights, Cuba’s Adlay Rodriguez (2-0, 2 KOs) and Dania, Florida’s Ryan Schwartzberg (1-9-2, 1 KO), Adlay Rodriguez comes out on top.

In a heavyweight battle, fighters from Cuba (Gustavo Trujillo, 1-0, 1 KO) and Louisiana (Jawaski Bethly, 0-1) will square off against each other.

Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez Fight Card

  • Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jesus Martinez, bantamweight
  • Yonfrez Parejo takes on Ariel Perez De La Torre in a match for the junior featherweight title.
  • Hugo Noriega vs. Carlos Mohamed Rodriguez, Welterweights
  • Middleweights Yoanki Urrutia and Luis Eduardo Florez will go head-to-head.
  • Cruiserweights Carlos Fromenta and Antonio Brown square off in a fight.
  • Jose Brayan Fonteboa vs. Ashton Royal, Welterweights
  • Adlay Rodriguez vs. Ryan Schwartzberg, Welterweights
  • Heavyweights Gustavo Trujillo and Jawaski Bethly will go head-to-head.
  • Junior middleweights Damian Lescaille and Kynndale Prather square off in this matchup.

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